The Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong nurse banned from practice for five months after being found guilty of improperly removing catheter from elderly man

  • Patient died in 2016 three days after the nurse removed the catheter when he was sitting on a chair, a position that could lead to venous air embolism
  • Nursing Council lowered suspension period from six months to five in view of factors including Ho Lok-hei’s clear disciplinary record and his mitigation measures
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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The Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam. Photo: Winson Wong
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